OBITUARY

Alma Bernice Pearson

February 17, 1926January 9, 2013

Alma B. Pearson passed away at Tatagwa View, Weyburn, SK on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at the age of 86 years. Alma was predeceased by her husband, Lorne Pearson; her father and mother, John and Gertie Gordon; siblings, Fred, Truman and Clarence; sister and brother in law, May and Otto Block; brother and sister in law, Walter and Jean Johnson; nephew, Howard Block and special friend, Erna Wanner. Alma will be lovingly remembered by her sons, Don (Fay), Larry and Daryl Pearson; grandchildren, Jeanette (Tony) Nilsson, Angelina (Tony) Palmer, Patty (Ryan) Skjerdal and Riley (Sarah) Pearson; great grandchildren, Jacob Nilsson, Tia and Teagan Palmer and Leslie Pearson; nephew, Allan (Paulette) Block and their families. Alma was born at Ratcliffe, SK on February 17, 1926 to John and Gertie Gordon. She attended school at Round Grove School District, Tribune and the Moose Jaw Normal School, graduating as a teacher. Her first teaching posting was to the Waverly Rural School, North East of Yellow Grass, SK. In 1949 she married Lorne Pearson. Alma was a Sunday School teacher, involved with the Waverly Ladies Aid, and was kept busy with the usual activities of raising a family and helping on the farm. Thank you to the staff of Tatagwa View (House 3) for the years of devoted care given to Alma. A Service of Remembrance was held Monday, January 14, 2013 at 2:00 PM from Grace United Church with Reverend M. Barnabas officiating. Interment will be held at a later date. Donations in memory of Alma may be made to a charity of donor’s choice.

Services

  • Service of Remembrance Monday, January 14, 2013
REMEMBERING

Alma Bernice Pearson

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January 12, 2013

My heartfelt sympathy goes out to Larry, Darryl, Don & family. It is a difficult time to say "Goodbye" to a loved one & more important to your Mom.
Aunt "Birdie" as we all knew her is now at peace & in a better place. Remember the "Good Times" with your Mom, Grandma, Aunt we all shared over the years. In your hearts she'll always be there.

Joan Block & Family (Calgary)

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